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lierne

lierne

noun li·erne \lē-ˈərn, -ˈern\

Definition of LIERNE

:  a rib in Gothic vaulting that passes from one intersection of the principal ribs to another

Origin of LIERNE

French, from Middle French, probably from lier to bind, from Latin ligare
First Known Use: 1842

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